Visual Impairment

Common Name(s)

Visual Impairment

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Visual Impairment" for support, advocacy or research.

Usher Syndrome Coalition

The Usher Syndrome Coalition's mission is to raise awareness and accelerate research for the most common cause of combined deafness and blindness. The Coalition also provides information and support to individuals and families affected by Usher syndrome.

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2014

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American Foundation for the Blind

The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2015

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National Association for Parents of the Visually Impaired

NAPVI is a national organization that enables parents to find information and resources for their children who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities.

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2009

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Vision of Children Foundation

Our mission is to cure hereditary childhood blindness and other vision disorders, and to improve the lives of visually impaired individuals and their families.

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2013

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VISIONS: Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Promoting the independence of people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2012

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Visual Impairment" for support, advocacy or research.

Usher Syndrome Coalition

The Usher Syndrome Coalition's mission is to raise awareness and accelerate research for the most common cause of combined deafness and blindness. The Coalition also provides information and support to individuals and families affected by Usher syndrome.

http://www.usher-syndrome.org

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2014

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American Foundation for the Blind

The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.

http://www.afb.org

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2015

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National Association for Parents of the Visually Impaired

NAPVI is a national organization that enables parents to find information and resources for their children who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities.

http://www.napvi.org

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2009

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Vision of Children Foundation

Our mission is to cure hereditary childhood blindness and other vision disorders, and to improve the lives of visually impaired individuals and their families.

http://www.visionofchildren.org

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2013

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VISIONS: Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Promoting the independence of people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired

http://www.visionsvcb.org

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Visual Impairment" returned 472 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prevalence and causes of visual impairment among adults aged 15-49 years in a rural area of north India - A population-based study.
 

Author(s): Sumit Malhotra, Praveen Vashist, Noopur Gupta, Mani Kalaivani, Ramashankar Rath, Sanjeev Kumar Gupta

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018 07;66(7):951-956.

 

Very few studies have been conducted in India and other parts of the world on visual impairment among individuals aged 15-49 years. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence, causes, and associated factors of visual impairment among adults aged 15-49 years in a rural population ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Causes of Permanent Severe Visual Impairment and Blindness among Jordanian Population.
 

Author(s): Basel Turki Baarah, Raed Ali Shatnawi, Ahmed Essa Khatatbeh

Journal: Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. ;25(1):25-29.

 

To report the causes of permanent severe visual impairment and blindness among Jordanian blind people.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cerebral visual impairment in children: Causes and associated ophthalmological problems.
 

Author(s): Niranjan Pehere, Pratik Chougule, Gordon N Dutton

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018 06;66(6):812-815.

 

The aim of this study is to identify common causes, associated ophthalmological abnormalities, and systemic comorbidities in children in Andhra Pradesh, India, with cerebral visual impairment (CVI).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Visual Impairment" returned 37 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Research Progress of the Effects of Monocular Visual Impairment on Binocular Vision].
 

Author(s): S L Tan, J M Chen, M Wang, S Zhou, W T Xia

Journal: Fa Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2018 Feb;34(1):67-72.

 

Binocular vision refers to a progress of analysing and integrating the binocular visual signals into a whole and three-dimensional sensory perception by higher nerve centre. In this process, the interac- tion between the two eyes results in the changes of output signal, which is called ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Prevalence and Major Causes of Visual Impairment in Iranian Adults: A Systematic Review.
 

Author(s): Seyed-Farzad Mohammadi, Ghasem Saeedi-Anari, Elham Ashrafi, Seyed-Mehrdad Mohammadi, Farshad Farzadfar, Alireza Lashay, Hassan Hashemi

Journal: Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. ;24(3):148-155.

 

The purpose of this study is to provide a pooled estimate of moderate-to-severe visual impairment (MSVI) and blindness in Iran for people 50 years and over and to identify the major causes through systematic review.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Disentangling How the Brain is "Wired" in Cortical (Cerebral) Visual Impairment.
 

Author(s): Lotfi B Merabet, D Luisa Mayer, Corinna M Bauer, Darick Wright, Barry S Kran

Journal: Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2017 05;24(2):83-91.

 

Cortical (cerebral) visual impairment (CVI) results from perinatal injury to visual processing structures and pathways of the brain and is the most common cause of severe visual impairment or blindness in children in developed countries. Children with CVI display a wide range of visual ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Study of Visual-spatial Attention by Eye Tracking as a Function of Central or Peripheral Visual Impairment
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Central or Peripheral Visual Impairment

 

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2018

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Seasonal Affective Disorder and Visual Impairment
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Seasonal Affective Disorder; Visual Impairment

 

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2018

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Feasibility and Efficacy of Assisstive Tactile and Auditory Communicating Devices
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Visual Impairment

 

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2018

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